King Iso – World War Me

Blown away by King Iso’s World War Me record! Enjoyed it more than I thought I would. Love the whole soldier theme in the videos & artwork. Can’t name a single song I dislike. 22 tracks nowadays is like a double album for some. He produced the whole thing too? Get out of here.

Latina singer Malu Trevejo, best known for her videos on Chinese video-sharing app TikTok, targets Chinese people with racist comments on Instagram Live

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I’m sorry — not trying to be racist or anythin,g but every time I see a Chinese person I go ‘uhhh, don’t breath’”, she said in the video. “It came from China so it’s a Chinese virus.”

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Latina Singer Malu Targets Chinese People With Racist Comments on Instagram Live

Tyler The Creator Disses The Grammys After Best Rap Album Win: It ‘Feels Like a Backhanded Compliment’

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“I’m half and half on it,” he said, immediately after accepting the award. “On one side, I’m very grateful that what I made could be acknowledged in a world like this, but also, it sucks that whenever we — and I mean guys that look like me — do anything that’s genre-bending or that’s anything, they always put it in a rap or urban category, which is — I don’t like that ‘urban’ word. That’s just a politically correct way to say the n-word to me.”

IGOR is widely considered to be the best album in Tyler’s discography, and also the furthest from a traditional rap album. There are relatively few verses of straightforward rapping, and often the album pulls from disco, funk, and R&B, and aesthetically had little in common with the albums he beat out in the Best Rap Album category.

“When I hear that, I think ‘why can’t we just be in pop?’ Half of me feels like the rap nomination was a backhanded compliment,” Tyler said. “Like, oh, my little cousin wants to play the game, let’s give him the unplugged controller so he can shut up and feel good about it. That’s what it felt like a bit.”

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Tyler, the Creator on His Grammy Win: It ‘Feels Like a Backhanded Compliment’

YouTube Streams will Start Attributing Album Sales Starting January 3, 2020

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Lyor Cohen, global head of music at YouTube, called the changes a “very important moment in making the chart a more accurate representation of what people are listening to.”

He added, “Genres like Latin, hip-hop and electronic, which consistently dominate the YouTube charts, will now be properly recognized for their popularity. This is another great step in bringing YouTube and the industry together and we’re so grateful to Billboard and the music business at large for making this addition.”

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track sales equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA).

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https://www.billboard.com/articles/business/chart-beat/8546247/billboard-200-changes-youtube-video-data-streaming-album-charts